Last markets: Asian markets cautiously optimistic on U.S.-Mexico trade deal

  • Last markets: Asian markets cautiously optimistic on U.S.-Mexico trade deal
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    Asian shares on Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar held at a minimum of a month, with risk appetite sharpened by the United States and Mexico reach agreement to renegotiate the North American free trade Agreement.
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Asian shares on Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar held at a minimum of a month, with risk appetite sharpened by the United States and Mexico reach agreement to renegotiate the North American free trade Agreement.

Investors expect that Canada will agree to new terms to keep three nation Pact, ultimately dispelling the economic uncertainty, we proposed the repeated threats of the President of Donald trump in a ditch in 1994 NAFTA agreement.

The improved prospects in the field of trade also contributed to the news that Washington puts pressure on the EU to accelerate the tariff negotiations.

The morning pointed to a firm start in Europe, with the FTSE futures 0.6 PC higher and the CAC and DAX indices are slightly harder.

The broad MSCI index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed 0.4 PC for the second consecutive day profit. The Australian stock index rose 0.7 PC, while Japan’s Nikkei pared early gains to end 0.1 PC above.

Chinese stocks were in the red. The Shanghai SSE composite was 0.2 PC and the blue-chip index fell by 0.3 PC as the Sino-us trade dispute wears on.

The US and China spent last week two days of negotiations without a major breakthrough as they trade war escalated with the activation of the next round of the duel rates on $16 billion of goods in each country.

Alarmingly, the consulting company KPMG predicts recession in the world economy has been and will be all the tariff war.

“On a global scale, the impact of a large number of other countries introducing protectionist measures such as tariff 15pcs from imports will be very significant”, KPMG Australia’s chief economist Brendan Rynne said in a note on Tuesday.

“The global economy will shrink more than 3pcs”.

Disputes between the United States and their trading partners has been a drag on investor sentiment for most of the year, despite strong economic fundamentals and two robust quarters of corporate earnings.

Some analysts were cautious about the rally on Tuesday.

“News from the U.S.-Mexico trade deal fuels risk appetite,” analysts at anz said in a client note. “It’s hard to extrapolate much from this, as the United States continue to treat each country and to fight on its own merit. We remain fearful that the current rally in risk appetite, and see it long.”

Investors will keep a close eye on economic data, US consumer confidence, at the time, and the latest estimate for second quarter gross domestic product is expected on Wednesday.

The dollar index stayed near one-month lows against major currencies stand at 94.83.

Against the yen, the U.S. dollar remained at 111.24.

The Euro was at one month TOP for $1.1677.

The Australian dollar, often used as a liquid hedge for global growth slightly lower at $0.7331, but much above 1-1/2 year low of $0.7203 touched earlier this month.

The price of oil gave an increase, while Brent crude fell 9 cents to $76.12 a barrel, while futures for oil 11 cents weaker at $68.76.

Gold has been subdued since spot prices of touch at 1,210.44 per ounce.

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